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much. we'll be back in about 20 minutes to talk about a legal setback in the penn state case, the university trying to delay a lawsuit brought on by a former assistant coach. >>> a growing problem in chicago, street violence. some dedicated people are taking young kids and turning around their lives. photojournalist derrick davis shows us how they're doing it. >> i grew up watching boxing all my life. boxing is really, really hard. [ bell ] it takes a lot of discipline. some people make it look easy, but it's really hard. as soon as i walk in those doors, i just fell in love with boxing. there are different things that the gym offers you and different things that the streets offer you. most of the time the street, it will lead you to death. that's the choice that you make. >> the streets are really, really bad. there's a good one or two shootings every weekend. it keeps kids off the street like if the kid is at home, friends come over, let's go out, they're autoout in the street. if they come here, it's a real nice environment for them. >> everybody get into the ring. we have
♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. ♪ ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. ♪ >>> well, you have seen the commercials on tv, the ads that promise reverse mortgages to solve your money problems and every other problem, 99 of them right. >> exactly. companies are targeting senior citizens and in some cases causing people to lose everything. now congress is taking some action. abc's jim avila reports. >> it was just grand, this was our dream. >> reporter: the family home, dream and nest egg for wisconsin's linda and jim mcmahon until it had to be sold out from under linda to pay back a reverse mortgage as soon as her husband died. >> i get a letter sorry to hear about your husband passing away. buy the house or move out. >> reporter: reverse mortgages give homeowners an immediate cash payment in exchange for future equity allowing them to stay in the house until death. but only people 62 and older qualify. linda was too young to be on the mortgage so when her older husband died, she lost everyth
're pledging $20 million for further research at the university -- penn university to bring the treatment to the market. but unbelievable. if you think of something as negative as hiv and they're using hiv to -- it's unbelievable that they would use that to -- >> you look at that little girl, $20 million, well spent. amazing. >>> still ahead, fans of the late singer jenni rivera are in mourning as her family shares their emotions for the first time with the media. >>> up next, we'll go to miami beach where rivera's death hit especially hard. you're watching "world news now." >>> latin >>> latin superstar jenni rivera had millions of fans, and they're all now mourning the loss after she died in a plane crash on sunday. but her family, they are suffering the most. >> later today, they'll set out to mexico where her plane went down, but they are holding on to the slimmest of hopes that they'll find her alive. >> we thank god for the life he's given my sister, for all the triumphs and the successes she's had. we expect there will be more in the future. >> that was one of jenni's four brothers
around metro will have our regular service today. will run until 2:00 tomorrow morning. penn and brunswick lines run as scheduled. the redskins are the nfc east champions for the first time since 1999. they will now face the seattle seahawks next sunday. a live report coming up in just a few minutes. let us find out about the roadways. 395 northbound, very traffic all the way up to the 14thield street bridge. as you had up to sterling police activity blocking of theht hand side roadway. it was a three-vehicle accident. here is a look at the year weather forecast. >> the clouds will be increasing today. veil a see a thin already. most of us feeling temperatures into the 20s. we will take it into the middle 40's. tomorrow is a bit of a wintery mix. more sunshine through out the the week. >> thank you for joining us. back fore >>> look that. >> oh, right. you're looking at the astonishing fight between two mans we think of as gentle. that is until now. giraffes going neck and neck in a violent attack caught on tape. i have to say, guys, it's all over a girl. >> of course it is.
surplus from penn state athletic program. the n.c.a.a. is should the school a $60 million fine in the wake of the investigation into the sandusky scandal. the money is to go toward an endowment to combat child sex abuse and help victims. sandusky was convicted the summer and is serving a 30-60 year prison sentence. >> same-sex couples can now officially tied the knot in washington state. the couples are able to legally marry. they were more than 140 people that register to marry at seattle's city hall. seattle mayor mike nmcginn is calling it agreed in joyous day with a new civil rights being recognized. 2 colorado university students are facing multiple felony charges. campus police said they fed marijuana laced brownies to their unsuspecting classmates at instructor. the two students sicken seven students and sent three to the hospital including the professor. school officials say the ad was a lapse of judgment on the students' part and not about the legalization along small amounts of marijuana. >> coming up on the kron for more in a live look outside at the san mateo bridge it looks ea
probably penn, gave him magic seeds. >> gretchen: is that the one at that talks? >> brian: penn does talk. >> steve: magic seeds. >> gretchen: what was the name of the girlfriend of rudolph? clarice? >> brian: i think cindy. >> gretchen: clarice. >> brian: could not fly. like rudolph for who he was, not what his nose did. >> steve: so to speak. >> gretchen: okay. luckily rudolph found a very good thing to do with that nose and that's why santa comes every christmas. let's get to your headlines now beginning with the fox news alert. it's like something out of a hollywood movie. two inmates using bed sheets to escape from prison. the convicted bank robbers tied the sheets together and scurried down 17 stories to freedom. look at this. this is the rope dangling outside of the federal loop jail in chicago. kenneth conley and joseph banks shoved piles of clothes under their sheets before breaking the window and tying the sheets to the bars of their cell. it's believed no one noticed they were gone. not one, not two hours, no. nine hours! they're still on the loose right now. >>> in a few hours
. matt mccall is president of penn financial group llc. the irs is today notifying employers on how much they will have to withhold from their employees' checks. let's go through each and every one of these tax increases if there is no deal, and we dive off the cliff. let's begin with the first one. marginal income tax rates ric rice for nearly everybody in america. >> over 90% of americans will be hit with higher taxes, and everybody talks about the wealthy getting hit the hardest. what i find fascinating is two-thirds of americans that make less than $20,000 a year will get hit with higher tax rates which will equal a gain of close to $600 more per year in taxes. if you're making let's say $18,000 you could get hit with $600 more in taxes. it doesn't sound like a lot to a lot of people but that takes a huge chunk out of putting food on the table and getting clothes for your children. it's a big deal. gregg: estate taxes will rice from 35% on 5 million or more to 55% on 1 million or more. >> you know this really affects a lot of people in the middle of america who have farms. if you hav
, it was very well received. >> brian: i know. it's well received. i was interviewing pen from penn and teller and he's not for the display, but he's a proud atheist and he believes he should have an opportunity to put his display of nonworship next to that. that's what's causing the problem and as you know, costing the city of santa monica a lot of money to fight for their rights to display the nativity scene. >> steve: you know what? that's a real baby there and folks, don't worry. i know it's 30 degrees outside burks the baby is warmed up. they've got some sort of heating element inside the manger. >> brian: by the way, no drummer boy. there was really a drummer boy. remember last year we discussed this? >> steve: it was quite a debate. >> brian: it was a snare drum. not a bass drum. it was a drummer there. >> steve: brian, keep your voice down. the baby is sleeping. >> brian: i'm going to call an audible and let's go to our interview. mike tyson making headlines, recently revealing back in the 1980s, his estranged wife, robin givens and actor brad pitt had a secret affair. joining us right
. the findings considered very preliminary are already being presented by penn's research team. >>> secondary assault charges filed against two university of colorado boulder students accused of bringing marijuana laced brownies to class. five classmates and their unsuspecting professor were sickened when they ate the brownies. the two students are behind bars and facing possible jail time. last month colorado voters approved the recreational use and possession of small amounts of marijuana. >>> so since friday morning, people in houston have been talking about a strange fireball seen streaking through the morning sky. was it falling space junction or maybe a ufo? probably not. nasa's bill cook says it was a meteor, most likely a fragment from an asteroid belt. while cook says it was not associated with the geminid meteor showers, which are expected to peak on december 13th and 14th. as the x-files say, the trullingt truth is out there, soledad. >> and it's a meteor rushing toward earth. >> near earth. >> i feel better about that. >>> we thought that politics would have ended maybe with the e
had the opportunity to have a honeymoon. so i am the director of marketing at the omni william penn downtown. so we truly appreciate your service to the country and we want you to have a romantic weekend. so we are extending to you a two-night stay in our presidential suite. >> are you excited about the honeymoon? >> yes! >> it's been five years almost and no honeymoon. it's finally happening thanks to this guy. >> before the day was over, jeremy had one more very important person to thank. >> the reason why i'm here today, and the only reason why is because this man right here. he was with me the day i got shot. if it wasn't for him, i probably wouldn't be here. he's like my brother. [ applause ] >> everything that he went through, it's good to see the community giving back to him because he really did give so much to our country. >> it's really awesome, you know. never know how many people are there to support you until they show up. just like what they did here today. >> there was a lot of hard work that went on behind the scenes making this possible for the jackson family. so we
are already being presented by penn's research team. they use disabled hiv virus to help deliver these cells into the system. it's amazing technology showing incredible promise. >> that will be quite a breakthrough. >>> 16 minutes past the hour. the state of florida is considering a way to change plans the way college students are charged tuition. governor rick scott wants to charge each student according to their major. christine romans is going to love this. engineers, scientists and technology experts are in demand, students with those majors would pay less than students majoring in disciplines like history, philosophy, or even english. i don't know how i feel about that. the idea is to steer kids towards fields where there is the most need. they'll take up the idea during the next legislation. >> it's innovative, but for humanities majors like me, is it fair to pay more to study that stuff? but, you know, you have to -- >> i'm sure they'll debate this. >>> head to our blog, c cnn.com/earlystart. >> so if the faa's ban on smart phones in the air have you frustrated, you have an ally in wa
it to grand central, two stops away and penn station. so it's right in the heart of the city. and then you have with the high line, we all know the impact of that. and the expansion of the hudson boulevard that's being built. all these things coming toget r together, and this is where people want to be today in chelsea. i mean, you know when we go out and night and all the new restaurants and activity going, it's all in that area. so i think this will really become the new heart. it'll be kind of a shift. and it's exciting because people said it wouldn't happen. and the vision of the bloomberg administration was -- they were right on target. >> so city government was on your side here. i think of all the things that stand in the way of projects like this, whether it's regulatory issues or zoning issues or labor problems, or credit not being available or the fiscal cliff, any -- i mean it's -- and it's happening. so none of those things stood in your way? they make it more difficult? >> i mean, look -- doing a job this size in these times certainly -- >> took a while. >> right. >> how long
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